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|Demonstrate to Free Mumia Now!|
|Date||Tuesday November 09|
|Time||12:00 PM - 2:00 PM|
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|14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland|
MUMIA'S LIFE IS IN DANGER!
Come out on November 9th 2010 to say:
MUMIA IS INNOCENT ! FREE MUMIA!
END THE RACIST DEATH PENALTY!
MUMIA ABU-JAMAL faces his likely last court hearing on November 9th, 2010, at the Third Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, in Philadelphia. This hearing is about sentencing only.
Why is this happening?
Targeted by the FBI's infamous COINTELPRO counter-intelligence and disruption program since the age of 15, and now by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Mumia Abu-Jamal is seen as an enemy of the state. His innocence is considered irrelevant, and in US courts, following recent rulings, innocence is no defense.
The US Supreme Court has already thrown out, without comment, Mumia's last appeal against his frame-up conviction before a racist judge in a blatantly unfair trial in 1982. This rejection meant the Supreme Court had to ignore mountains of evidence of Mumia's innocence, as well as precedents such as its own ruling in Batson v Kentucky, which was supposed to prevent racism in jury selection.
Now, on November 9th 2010, the Third Circuit is to decide between removing the stay on Mumia's death sentence, or ordering a new hearing to decide between a new death sentence, or life in prison without the possibility of parole. These are the only two possible outcomes in the courts at this time. The US Supreme Court has pre-arranged the Nov 9th hearing to make an immediate reinstatement of Mumia's death sentence the likely outcome.
We can have no confidence in the corrupt, racist US legal system to resolve this, because the cops, courts and key politicians are all involved up to their ears in Mumia's frame-up! This includes the current governor of Pennsylvania, Ed Rendell, as well as the Obama administration and its attorney general, Eric Holder.
We need mass actions, and labor actions, to say: Mumia Is Innocent! Free Mumia Now! End the Racist Death Penalty!
OAKLAND: 12 Noon on Tuesday, November 9th: Come to 14th and Broadway in downtown Oakland. Called by the Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Demonstrate to say: Mumia Is Innocent! Free Mumia!
End the Racist Death Penalty!
INFO: 510 763-2347.
ENDORSED BY: Campaign To End The Death Penalty; Mobilization To Free Mumia; Revolution Books of Berkeley; Noelle Hanrahan & Prison Radio; Peoples Radio; ANSWER Coalition of SF; Black Student Union, Laney College; Black Student Union, SFSU; Marsha Feinland; Peace and Freedom Party of California; Minister of Information JR; Prisoners of Conscience Committee; International Bolshevik Tendency; International Socialist Organization; Revolutionary Workers Group; Radical Women; Freedom Socialist Party.